Recherche

Apps Lotus's Blog

Creation parfums

Mois

février 2014

Sunday Secrets

21 things they never tell you about poor countries

Emergent Economics

Prompted by Bill Gates’s annual letter and the response from the Overseas Development Institute I thought I’d list some of the things that in my experience seem to be less understood about poor countries. (I wanted to list 23 things like Ha-Joon Chang on capitalism but I couldn’t think of another two). I use the word poor on purpose because although the word risks sounding patronising or dismissive, euphemisms like developing and less-developed can be worse. Thoughts are welcome.

1. Poverty is the rule, not the exception.For most people life just isn’t as good as it is for you and I, the comfortable people from a country rich enough to allow us the literacy, time and Internet access to read blogs written by well-meaning left liberals. Poverty-as-rule-not -exception is difficult to bend our minds around because we tend to base our views about the world on direct experience. If…

View original post 3 098 mots de plus

Parents

Découvrez le Tweet de @OneMoreJoke : https://twitter.com/OneMoreJoke/status/439446196567146496

Menshealth

Découvrez le Tweet de @MensHealthMag : https://twitter.com/MensHealthMag/status/439437547589349376

Sony

Découvrez le Tweet de @JournalDuGeek : https://twitter.com/JournalDuGeek/status/439425438037716993

Morning

Découvrez le Tweet de @letsquotecomedy : https://twitter.com/letsquotecomedy/status/439015371580784640

Bora Bora

Découvrez le Tweet de @OneMoreJoke : https://twitter.com/OneMoreJoke/status/438742904090415104

Can i have?

Découvrez le Tweet de @letsquotecomedy : https://twitter.com/letsquotecomedy/status/438507300803072000

1000 follows

Découvrez le Tweet de @OneMoreJoke : https://twitter.com/OneMoreJoke/status/438372056728489984

Créez un site Web ou un blog gratuitement sur WordPress.com.

Retour en haut ↑